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Cancun and Playa Del Carmen Battle Seaweed Problem

Thanks to a joint effort from tourism operators, local authorities, the navy, researchers and even NASA; there are a number of protocols to watch and manage the seasonal seaweed challenges that the Mexican Caribbean faces. Keeping a handle on the situation to ensure that the beautiful white sandy beaches are kept in pristine shape is …

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Cancun Closes Streets As State Is On The Brink Of Business Closures

Cancun will be closing streets and strictly enforcing Covid-19 prevention measures after cases continue to surge in the resort city. The Governor of Quintana Roo has warned that the entire state is on the brink of a ‘Red Light’ warning level which will close all non-essential businesses. Visitors should keep in mind that tourism is …

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Cancun Sets New Record For Highest Number Of Cases

Cancun has once again set new records for the highest numbers of Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began. The governor of Quintana Roo, Carlos Joaquín announced at a press conference that Benito Juárez, where Cancún is located is peaking at its highest levels yet. “The Cancun area has the highest peak in the entire history …

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250 Km Of Beaches Around Cancun Overcome With Seaweed

It was a tough weekend for Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean in the fight against sargassum which is a brown type of seaweed that accumulates on beaches from May until August. 250 kilometers of beaches in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Tulum were affected. The arrival of the seaweed caught hoteliers off guard as the arrival …

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Cancun Could See Increased Restrictions As Cases Surge

Quintana Roo Governor, Carlos Joaquín has warned that the state could see increased restrictions and be forced to return to an orange warning level as cases continue to surge in both Cancun and Tulum. If the current trend continues to rise, the state will revert back to orange beginning the first week of May. The …

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How To Pay The New Cancun Tourism Tax Required For All Visitors

All international visitors to the state of Quintana Roo which includes Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum must pay a new tourist tax effective April 1, 2021. The new fee called Visitax will cost 224 pesos (USD $11) per visitor and must be paid before boarding your departure flight. Here is all the information regarding …

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Seaweed Season Will Arrive in Cancun Within 2 Weeks

Sargassum which is a brown type of seaweed will arrive on the coasts of Quintana Roo in the next 15 days with low density reported the Sargassum Technical Advisory Council of Quintana Roo. The council is made up of scientists and specialists that advise the the three levels of government on forecasts, management and collection of …

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Cancun Expected To Enter Low Covid Risk Green Zone

Currently classified as a ‘yellow’ zone in terms of COVID-19 contagion and cases, the state of Quintana Roo is making its way towards the green zone following recent progress in controlling transmission. Over the past two days, the state registered zero deaths and a decrease in new daily cases. Governor Carlos Joaquín expands on the …

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Hotel Xcaret Arte Opening in Playa del Carmen this July

This summer, Grupo Xcaret has prepared to reveal its newest resort, located in the Playa del Carmen mega complex. The luxurious all-inclusive, adults only resort offers its tourists 900 suites, seven prestige restaurants, a spa, five cultural experiences as well as numerous pools and convention centers. Hotel Xcaret Arte will have 10 bars and lounges …

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Cancun Hotel Association Asks State To Delay Tourist Fee Until 2022

The Cancun Hotel Association is asking the state government of Quintana Roo to delay the new tourist tax until January, 2022. Beginning April 1, international visitors to the state of Quintana Roo which includes Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel and Tulum will begin paying a new tourist tax. State officials have said the new fee …

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